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Flag for French Polynesia April 7, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Max view in Papeete
Sunday, April 7, 1940 at 8:36 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Papeete: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 7:33 AM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 8:36 AM

Ended: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 9:49 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 17 minutes

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April 7, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Papeete

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Papeete, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
7:33 AM Apr 78:36 AM Apr 79:49 AM Apr 7
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Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Sunday, April 7, 1940

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 7 at 7:33 AM76°East-northeast19.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 7 at 8:36 AM68°East-northeast34.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 7 at 9:49 AM55°Northeast49.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Papeete (TAHT – Tahiti Time).

Eclipses visible in Papeete

Eclipse Visibility from PapeeteVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
Annular
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 14LunarPenumbral
Total
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
Partial
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarPartial
Total
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